GSB Sabha's Higher Education Aid Fund

Founder Donor : Shri Gurpur Dattananda Bhat

BACKGROUND

Shri Gurpur Dattananda Bhat, a great visionary and philanthropist, was one of the greatest well wishers of our Sabha. In his will, he bequeathed to the Sabha, a sum of Rs. 1.50 crores, of which
Rs. 1.00 crore is to be utilized by the Sabha to provide scholarships to meritorious students
belonging to economically backward sections of the Gowd Saraswat Brahman community for pursuit of higher education in any field

This amount has been credited to a separate endowment called “GSB Sabha’s Higher Education Aid Endowment Fund, Principal Donor : Shri Gurpur Dattandanda Bhat”. The Managing Committee has taken guidance from some prominent personalities from the field of education and Social work, namely Smt. Gita R. Pai, Chairperson GSB Scholarship League; Dr. Kavita Rege, ex-Principal Sathaye College; Dr. Roshan Bhakta, Hon. Secretary of Liittle Angels Education Trust and Smt. Medha Lotlikar, Special Educator.

The following guidelines have been drawn up for the above mentioned Scheme :

Disbursements for this Scheme were started in the Academic Year 2018-19.

For the Academic Year 2019-2020, the Sabha has disbursed Rs. 6.02 lakhs from this Fund. The amount was disbursed to 15 students, of which 9 were boys and 6 girls; 11 of the students were from Mumbai and 4 from Bengaluru, Udupi and Kochi. The beneficiary students are pursuing engineering, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and architecture courses. The disbursed amounts ranged from Rs. 14,000/- to Rs. 50,000/- per student.

Vidyanidhi & Higher-Education Common Education Assistance Form Now Available GSB Sabha Mumbai announces its Common Education Assistance Form AY 20-21 for Vidyanidhi and Higher Educational Assistance.   Kindly note this is not a merit scholarship.  We request students in need of educational assistance to apply on or before November 30th 2020.

Applications are invited online using the form below.  Please read the instructions on the form carefully and keep all documents ready and scanned before you begin the application.

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